The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Programmer role in IT contracts advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Programmer
Rank - 13 -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Programmer 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent - 3.23% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 3.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £275 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
Software Programmer
Staffordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Stoke-on-Trent region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
34 30 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 82.93% 96.77% 95.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 19 23
Average daily rate £315 £300 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -17.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £205 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £12.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Software Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Programmer in the job title across the Stoke-on-Trent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Software Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Programmer across the Stoke-on-Trent region.

Software Programmer Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent